Attend the Newark Central Planning Board Meeting January 22, 6:30pm, to show your support for homeless veterans. This is the final approval meeting to begin construction of the Bridge Housing Program for homeless veterans, located at 179 Van Buren Street in Newark, and the planning board will vote on the project. Some local residents believe homeless veterans are a danger to the community. The public will be allowed to speak at the meeting. Arrive at 6:15pm to get in line to be heard.
The project has been driven by Independence: A Family of Services (IFS) with support from community stakeholders, veterans advocacy groups, and Mayor Ras Baraka.
920 Broad St
Newark, NJ 07102
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